Kelham Island Museum

Kelham Island Museum is the showcase of Sheffield’s industrial story from early industrialisation to modern times where ‘Made in Sheffield’ remains a mark of craftsmanship and quality known worldwide.

Our interactive galleries tell the story of light trades and skilled workmanship to mass production. Follow the growth of the steel city through the Industrial Revolution and two world wars to see how steelmaking forged the city of today and its impact on the modern world!

Date: 23rd – 29th June
Venue: Kelham Island Museum
Time: Various
Tickets: Normal museum admission

Please call 0114 272 2106 before your visit for River Don Engine running status and when to see the Little Mesters at work.

Little Mesters Street:
Our Little Mesters street workshops are home to the legendary Stan Shaw (penknife maker) and Pete Goss (hand forger), two of the few remaining Little Mesters working in Sheffield.

The Hawley Gallery:
Over 100,000 objects make up this important display of tool making, cutlery manufacture and silversmithing tools assembled by Sheffield tool retailer Ken Hawley.
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River Don Engine:
See the mighty 12,000hp River Don Engine in steam, the most powerful working steam engine remaining in Europe.

See the River Don Engine in steam
Monday – Thursday 12pm, 2pm
Sunday 12pm, 2pm, 4pm

Transport Gallery:
The finest Sheffield, Made vehicles, from teh famous Sheffield Simplex car to the iconic Penny Farthing and a Boneshaker bicycle made by John Crowley of Kelham Island.

Venue Info

Kelham Island Museum
Alma Street
S3 8RY

Free museum car park
Museum fully accessible

Assistance dogs welcome

Museum Opening:
Monday – Thursday 10am – 4pm
Sunday 11am – 4.45pm

Contact Info

0114 2722016

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